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Dec 15, 2012 2:00am PST
colleague michelle franzen. thank you for staying with us tonight. >> well, hi, chris. we are here in the knnewtown ar of connecticut miles from sandy hook, connecticut, where the tragic shooting took place today. right now, hundreds of resident s are gathering at a nearby catholic church for a vigil to for those lives of young people who were shot today. they are holding a prayer vigil to comfort the families who were told that they had lost their loved ones in this town. it is a small new england town in area, and very rural area in the central part of connecticut here. the school certainly k-4 as we mentioned, we don't have identifycations tor age-- of th schoolchildren or the names being released, but we are told that the investigators are processing the scene now and trying to deal with the identification of the children and as governor maloy says back le turn them back to their families to grieve their loss at this time. this community certainly just now getting out of the sadness and shock part of this grief heavily starting to set in. what we don't know about the shooter at
MSNBC
Dec 14, 2012 1:00pm PST
. michelle franzen joins us, our reporter from newtown, connecticut. michelle, this is a small town, 26,000 people. a school which is highly popular because of its success, has a very good reputation. what can you tell us about the scene there now? >> reporter: well, certainly, martin, we're at the press briefing area, but it's a short distance away from the elementary school where the shooting took place this afternoon or early this morning. this afternoon we received this new briefing from law enforcement who arrived on the scene early this morning saying that they'd practiced for drills like this, but the emotions that are now enveloping this community are great, and he talks about how the community is coming together. they've already held several prayer vigils in this area. another one scheduled for tonight at 7:00. this community, of course, as you mentioned, very small community. by some standards, 26,000 people, that elementary school was only k through 4. that means 5-year-olds through 10-year-olds at that school that were exposed to this violent and tragic scene that played out
MSNBC
Dec 14, 2012 11:00pm PST
this do happen. of course take much longer. but let's get to it. we've got michelle franzen on the scene in newtown, connecticut, cliff van zandt, former fbi profiler and nbc oonlt. we've got psychologist jeff weiner and psychologist jeff gardere. nbc white house correspondent kristen welker, u.s. congresswoman carolyn mccarthy who entered politics after her husband was killed in a shooting on a suburban commuter train. larry johnson the president of the national association of school safety and law enforcement officials. and jamd baldwin, baltimore county police chief. first we go for an immediate update to my msnbc colleague michelle franzen. michelle, thank you for staying with us tonight. >> reporter: well, hi, chris. we're here in the newtown area of connecticut just nearby a couple of miles from sandy hook elementary where the tragic shooting took place earlier today. at this hour hundreds of residents are gathering at a nearby catholic church for a vigil, holding a prayer for those who o'have lost their lives today, those youngest lives, anywhere between kindar garten and fourth g
NBC
Dec 1, 2012 5:30pm PST
's michelle franzen tells us why. >> reporter: they are the elves to retailers, the major distribution companies, and workers making sure all those gifts ordered online are processed and delivered on time for the holidays. with record-setting online sales this shopping season, companies like amazon, ebay, and u.p.s. are struggling to hire enough workers to meet the demand. >> we're hiring 50,000 seasonal associates across our entire network in the u.s. to help meet demand. >> reporter: u.p.s. set a similar goal to hire 55,000 seasonal workers but the company says several thousand jobs are still waiting to be filled, including positions at its largest hub in louisville, kentucky. the jobs pay between $8.50 and $12 an hour and some companies are even offering cash incentives to employees for referrals. analysts say the challenge for those looking for work? taking a temporary position that may not turn into a full-time job. >> you run the risk of losing those unemployment benefits for that period and if it doesn't become a full-time job, then you have to go through the rigmarole of going
MSNBC
Dec 24, 2012 2:00am PST
can make. nbc's michelle franzen has more. >> reporter: at the amtrak station in new orleans volunteers from nearby swidell hard hit by katrina are organizing packing up pallets of diapers, shoes, blankets. the second run of donations for hurricane sandy victims. residents and firefighters here paying it forward. >> specifically we were focused on trying to make it better for the kids up there. >> reporter: in addition to basic supplies, this so-called train of hope will be filled with holiday toys all bound for sandy's smallest victims. 30 hours later the train rolls into newark, new jersey's, penn station. 27 pallets in all. half the toys go to the marine's toys for tots program, the rest end up here at engine 155 ladder 78 in staten island. >> looks like our own version of the polar express. >> children of firefighters, kids who lost everything in sandy's wake get to pick out brand new gifts. >> we lost a lot. he lost all his toys. so it feels good to be on the receiving end. >> especially during the holidays we know that there's a financial strain for the parents and we w
NBC
Dec 23, 2012 6:30pm EST
in donations. nbc's michelle franzen on how they are making a difference. >> reporter: at the amtrak station in new orleans, volunteers from nearby slidell, hard hit by katrina, are on a mission, organizing and packing up palette ettlets of diapers, d blanket, the second donations for hurricane sandy victims. residents send firefighters here, facing forward. >> specifically, we were focused on trying to make it better for the kids up there. >> reporter: in addition to basic supplies, this so-called train of hope will be filled with holiday toys, all bound for sandy's smallest victims i. 30 hours later, the train rolls into newark, new jersey's penn station. 27 pallets in all, half the toys go to the marine's toys for tots program. the rest end up here at engine 155, ladder 78 in statin eye law and. >> like our own version of the polar express. >> reporter: children of firefighters, kids who lost everything in sandy's wake, get to pick out brand-new gifts. >> we lost a lot. he lost all his toys. so it feels good to be on the receiving end. >> especially during the holidays, we know there's a
NBC
Dec 29, 2012 6:30pm EST
student in ohio to take an newer step. here's nbc's michelle franzen. >> reporter: aubry ireland is pursuing her dreams -- studying singing and acting at university of cincinnati college conservatory of music -- a passion she says her parents shared and supported. aubry even posted photos on facebook with her parents following performances. but the senior college student says her parents need to keep constant watch over her went too far -- to the point where aubry went to court, asked a judge to grant a stalking order against her parents, and won. in court documents, the 21-year-old told a judge her parents, julie and david, frequently drove from their home in kansas to her campus in ohio, unannounced, to check up on her. they told her and college officials she had mental problems and they could try to have her evaluated. in the filing, she said her parents traveled to cincinnati, showed up at my university, and made threats to my musical theater department and added, they also improperly monitored my phone and computer with tracking software. it is an unusual case, experts say,
MSNBC
Dec 15, 2012 1:00pm PST
about the victims are beginning to emerge. nbc's michelle franzen standing by in newtown, connecticut. michelle, the names have been released. i understand that all six of the adults who were killed were women and all of the children are between the ages of 6 and 7 years old. is that correct? >> reporter: yes, that is correct. most of them, we're told, in the first grade. and certainly, we are getting a little bit more details on some of the names, of course, and soon to be the faces of these teachers, as well as the students, whose lives were taken so violently, so abruptly that school morning, yesterday morning. as you mentioned, we heard the names that have come out, but we've also heard details about the shooting and many seasoned workers, the medical examiner, the officers, the first responders here, also needing to have, you know, assistance and have counseling during this time, to give you an idea of just what a situation unfolded in that elementary school. we also have been, throughout the community here today, and there is a big outpouring of emotion, as well as reaching out.
MSNBC
Dec 17, 2012 12:00pm PST
nbc's michelle franzen is outside noah's funeral not far from sandy hook elementary. michelle, what is the mood throughout? >> reporter: well, toure, just a short time ago within the last hour, the funeral services for noah pozner finished here after a very emotional sermon and services that we're told that occurred inside. family and friends and people who didn't even know little noah showing up here to show support for the family. a local rabbi who also attended the services spoke after those funeral services. he said and described noah as a pure and innocent child who brought joy to his family and to his community. and he also described how noah's mom found the strength to also speak inside those services today describing her son as her little man. of course, noah's 6 years old. as you mentioned, his classmate jack pinto, the service is getting under way. but noah pozner, his uncle described him in these past few days as smart as a whip but gentle boy with a rambunctious streak. he, of course, leaves behind his sister, a twin who was in a separate classroom on that day and made i
MSNBC
Dec 16, 2012 4:00am PST
is that it's just, you know, a very difficult to deal with. >> michelle franzen, thanks so much for joining us tonight. let me go right now to josh winer and psychologist jeff gardier. thank you. we know a bit from all the reporting by the major organizations, "new york times," associated press and our own msnbc efforts here that basically it was a guy who has a mental history illness of some kind who got up at his mother's home where they were living together, killed her. took guns registered in her name, including an assault rifle and two semi automatic pistols and headed off to schools where she taught and began to kill a number of adults and students where there's 20 dead now. how do you put that together? what does it tell you? can you get to anything if that's all that you knew? >> no. it's really hard to tell exactly what was going on with this person. there are a lot of people in this country who have mental illness. at any one given point in time, it's estimated that about 25% of this country is suffering from a mental health disorder. only about maybe 1% to 2% of people in this co
MSNBC
Dec 15, 2012 12:00pm PST
franzen was just there at the news conference. she's standing by. michelle, i understand that you have a list of the deceased. that correct? >> we do, yes. >> craig. lieutenant vance with the state police just handed out the list of the identified victims. of course, 26 victims and we've got the names that we're going to go ahead and list at this time. in alphabetical order, we've got charlotte baken, and she was a female and a child. most of these, we're told, were in the first grade, that were killed that day. we've got daniel barden. he was a boy. we've got rachel devino. we've got olivia engle. josephine gay. we've got ana marquez green. dylan hochuli, and dawn hochsprung. matalin sue. katherine hubbard. chaste kowalski. jesse lewis. james matoli. grace mcdonnell. ann marie murphy. and it looks that she was one of the faculty or teachers in the building. another child, first grader, emily parker. jack pinto. noah pausener. carol previti. jessica ricos. lauren russo, who, again, is either a teacher or faculty in that school. mary sherlock, another faculty or teacher or staffer, in t
MSNBC
Dec 14, 2012 11:00am PST
. michelle franzen just arrived at the scene. what can you tell us what about's happening on the ground there right now? >> hi, craig. we have been moved about two miles away where the briefing was held in the past hour. so we're about two miles away from the elementary school. and what we learned at that press briefing was that governor malloy is meeting with those families at this hour, comforting them. trying to prepare them for what's ahead and also investigators still back on the scene, obviously, they'll have a very dire situation to deal with in the next few hours as they enter that school, as they pour over the crime scene. we have also, also heard that they're executing several search warrants in this area. what police haven't confirmed but we're hearing from other areas at this briefing was the death toll. we're hering that the governor wanted to make sure he was with the families first. that they wanted to make sure that they have those numbers firmed up on their end and that is their priority. meeting with families here. we mentioned this town, newtown, connecticut. it is a
CNBC
Dec 14, 2012 3:00pm EST
. michelle franzen stepping back in with more of what we know and still plenty we don't know. >> reporter: a lot we don't know, bill, but were starting to have some numbers and some details start to fit out in this last half hour. what we do know is that the governor of connecticut continues to meet with families who have been skywestered at the nearby family, many that rushed there in that initial hour after hearing about this shooting only to be told that they need to go over and wait over here and, of course, receiving the worst possible news. we're hearing as many as 18 children were killed today by that lone gunman who walked in, and we're also learning about the gunman, a 24-year-old who had evidently at this hour, what we know is that may have gone to that school targeting his mom who worked as a teacher there and entering the school and going to her classroom and opened fire. that's what we know the details right now as well as this community that is just beginning to mourn this tragic, tragic situation here as it unfolds. many other parents who rushed to the school today are bein
MSNBC
Dec 14, 2012 4:00pm PST
. we've got michelle franzen on the scene, clint van zandt, psychologist jeff gardeer. we have nbc white house correspondent chris tin welker. we've got larry johnson, the president of the national association of school safety and law enforcement officials and james johnson, baltimore county police chief. first we go for an immediate update to my msnbc colleague, michelle franzen. michelle, thank you for staying with us tonight. >> well, hi, chris, we're here in the newtown area of connecticut, just nearby a couple of miles from sandy hook elementary where the shooting, tragic shooting, took place earlier today. at this hour, hundreds of rez dents are gathering at a nearby catholic church for a vigil. holding a prayer for those who have lost their lives today, those youngest lives, anywhere between kind eergarten and four grade where those student were shot today. they're holding a prayer vigil and trying to comfort the families that they were told lost their loved ones in this town. it's a small new england town in this area. a very rural area in the central part of connecticut he
NBC
Dec 9, 2012 8:00am EST
" and jersey shore." as michelle franzen, the next reality offering is drawing protest before it airs. >> reporter: mtv is at it again with another reality series following the highs but mostly lows of teens gone wild with cameras rolling. >> we're young, free, and buck wild. >> reporter: "buckwild" centers around a group of friends living it up in a west virginia town. >> this is how you make tater salad in west virginia. >> reporter: the southern version of "the jersey shore" where snooki and the situation became household names for what they did on camera and off. >> i never cheated on him. >> these shows get crazy and while we may be fascinated by this subculture of american society, more than anything, we do love a train wreck. >> reporter: "buckwild" doesn't debut until january but it is already sparking controversy for scenes like this. >> we raise hell. >> i can see down your shirt. >> and when in doubt we just buck it. >> i know the heart and soul of west virginia. >> reporter: west virginia senator joe manchin sent a letter to mtv, it plays on ugly and coaxes young people in
NBC
Dec 22, 2012 6:30pm EST
franzen is along 5th avenue here in midtown manhattan where the buying seems to be brisk. michelle, good evening. >> reporter: well, good evening, lester. shoppers are out tonight on this last saturday before christmas, typically one of the busiest days of the shopping season. whether shoppers are wrapping up gift buying or just getting started. but for some, that uncertainty over the fiscal economy is also affecting how much they'll spend. with just three more days to shop before christmas, the crowds are out in full force on this super saturday. >> i know who i need to buy for but not what i'm buying yet. >> reporter: even as uncertainty over the fiscal cliff is on the minds of some shoppers. >> it's sort of scary. it's concerning. >> reporter: a poll out this week of 1500 americans showed that 17% are planning to spend less due to money concerns. still, retail analysts say holiday sales are ontrack to rise 4.1% to $586 billion the most optimistic forecast since the recession. >> if we recall black friday did about 11.2 billion dollars in sales. but they had very strong results compare
MSNBC
Dec 23, 2012 9:00am PST
. shoppers will be buying a record $29 billion in gift cards this year. nbc's michelle franzen may be picking up one herself. she's in the manhattan mall here in midtown, new york city. how busy has it been today there? >> you know, it's building. it is building as the -- every hour goes on, everything gets a little more crowded. the stores are full, but so are people's hands with bags when they walk out of here. today of course is a day where people are coming in, they have that list, they need to get things done nap's because time is running out. not your typical sunday stroll at the mall today nap's because many are getting an early start because they got a late start to the shopping season. with just two days left to go before christmas, the mad dash is on for holiday shoppers. >> got three boys and wife to finish shopping for, and nine in-laws coming. so it's going to be tense, you know, last couple of days, i'm sure. >> reporter: a mysterious mix of shoppers wrapping up or done. >> i'm not a last-minute shopper at all. i probably have been ready since before thanksgiving. >> reporter: a
MSNBC
Dec 17, 2012 11:00am PST
of those lost inside the walls of sandy hook enmen tear. joining me now is nbc's michelle franzen. she is there with the youngest victim noah pozner's being laid to rest there. we see the activity behind you. the families asked for privacy. you and the journalists are respecting that. but obviously, they've expressed i guess details about their children. they do want the world to know. >> reporter: well, that's true. they have made a spot for the media here. they know this is one of the first funerals for 20 beautiful little faces that we have come to learn about over the last few days. noah pozner, of course, 6-year-old who died on that day in the gun fire and a short i'm toog, a streddy stream of relatives and friends pouring out of an emotional ceremony. we spoke to a rabbi who visited and attended the ceremony today. he said it was full of poignant moments about the little boy, full of emotion and even little noah's mom spoke and one of the things she said up there and she gathered strength, she called her son her little man so we're hearing a little bit more about these little per
NBC
Dec 23, 2012 8:00am EST
their holiday shopping yet. lester is one of them. michelle franzen is live in new jersey. >> reporter: plenty of people getting a move on here, leaving with big bags in hand. they will be joined by the masses as this morning continues. not a typical sunday. millions of shoppers around the country getting an early start because they got a late start to the shopping season. with just two days left to go before christmas, the mad dash is on for holiday shoppers. >> we have three boys and a wife to finish shopping for and my inlaws are coming. it is going to be tense the last couple of days. >> reporter: a mysterious mix of shoppers wrapping up or done. >> i'm not a last-minute shopper at all. i have been ready since before thanksgiving. >> reporter: and others who are just beginning. >> i'm just beginning. >> i'm very last minute. my wife does all the shopping. >> reporter: procrastinators are in good company. a poll released by consumers reports found 132 million people hadn't finished their holiday shopping, 26 million had yet to start. 17 million said they plan to be shopping on christmas eve
MSNBC
Dec 16, 2012 11:00am PST
. we go straight to michelle franzen who is on the grown. michelle, what can we expect to find out at this news conference that's
MSNBC
Dec 14, 2012 12:00pm PST
to the corner. >> nbc's michelle franzen is at the school in newtown. michelle i read a parent said we thought that newtown was the safest place in america. what is the newtown you're finding today? >> reporter: well, the newtown that we're finding today, toure, is one that's grieving. grieving for the children that were expecting to hear that we were killed and family who is are grieving as well as the families who rushed to that school early this morning to be reunited with the kids after the traumatic and tragic experience today and unfolded at the elementary school and this picturesque new england town where one road leads in to the main street and a few businesses and this elementary school sits on a hill. of course, we have heard about these shootings all around the country in the past few decades before but this shooting involves some of the youngest students that we have been hearing about. you mentioned earlier the shooter going in what we believe we're hearing in to a kindergarten room where his mom worked, opened fire there and in other areas of the school and investigators are stil
MSNBC
Dec 17, 2012 10:00am PST
's michelle franzen joins me now from fairfield, connecticut, where jack pinto's funeral is now underway. michelle. >> well, that's exactly right, andrea. we are here in fairfield about 30 miles from sandy hook where noah posner's burial services are underway. they began about 1:00 today. it is that day, andrea, where we start saying good-bye to all those bright boys and girls, those faces and names that we have learned over the course of the last few days. again, you mentioned the first funerals and services. little noah was 6 years old. he is described by his uncle as smart as a whip, gentle, but having a ram bunkus streak. he leaves behind a twin sister, arielle who was in a separate class and made it out of that school on that day, and he said that his uncle said that noah considered arielle his best friend. they also have an older sister, 8-year-old sophie -- sophia, and the family members said they were all inaccept rabl during that time. in this area from fairfield, connecticut, back to newtown, jack pinto, also 6, his funeral also underway in the next few hours and afternoon. chi
MSNBC
Dec 16, 2012 9:00am PST
's michelle franzen has the latest in this report. good morning, michelle. >> reporter: alex, these are the names and the faces of this tragedy, the bright boys and girls who were just learning to read, write and learn about their world. and the teachers and school employees who sacrificed their lives to save others. they are the youngest victims of the sandy hook shootings, 12 girls, eight boys, first graders, gunned down just as they were beginning the school day. 6-year-old emilie parker, loved to draw and was always smiling, according to her dad, robbie. >> emilie was bright, creative and very loving. >> reporter: fought back tears talking about how proud he was of his little girl. >> my daughter, emilie, would be one of the first ones to be standing and giving her love and support to all those victims. >> reporter: classmate ana grace marquez-green. her grandmother and uncle live in puerto rico and told a newspaper they were traveling to connecticut saturday to mourn with ana grace's family. ♪ there is also 6-year-old jesse lewis, a neighbor told the connecticut post h
NBC
Dec 1, 2012 5:00am PST
accused of killing her husband, until the charges against her were unexpectedly dropped. michelle franzen reports now on a case that stretched across the country, touching one of america's most prestigious sporting events. >> reporter: she is a former u.s. open tennis referee, accused of killing her husband of nearly 50 years using a coffee mug as a weapon. but friday, lois goodman smiled in a los angeles courtroom after learning her case was dismissed. >> i'm glad that it's over and can go on with my life. >> reporter: l.a. county prosecutors asked a judge to drop charges against goodman, citing insufficient evidence and new information in the case. >> based upon this information, we announced that we are unable to proceed with the case at this time. >> reporter: the 70-year-old was arrested in new york city in august, just as she arrived to work at the u.s. open as a line judge. her husband alan goodman was found dead in the couple's california home in april. she told police he fell down the stairs. prosecutors alleged goodman used the coffee mug to bludgeon him and stabbed him with the
NBC
Dec 29, 2012 7:00am EST
and dad. one family's close ties has really taken things to extremes. as michelle franzen reports, it ended with a 21-year-old getting a court order against her parents. ♪ >> reporter: aubrey ireland is pursuing her dream, studying singing and acting at university of cincinnati college conservatory of music. a passion she says her parents shared and supported. aubrey even posted photos on facebook with her parents following performances. but the senior college student says her parents' need to keep constant watch over her went to far. to the point where aubrey went to court, asked a judge to grant a stalking order against her parents, and won. in court document, the 21-year-old told a judge her parents, julie and david, frequently drove from their home in kansas to her campus in ohio unannounced to check up on her. they told her and college officials she had mental problems and they could try to have her evaluated. in the filings, she said her parents traveled to cincinnati, showed up at my university and made threats to my musical theatre department. and added, "they also impro
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